Come and celebrate the start of the new spring growing season at the annual 3000acres Spring Fling Festival as we honour all things sustainable food and gardening.
With busy bee times ahead in the garden, join us for an afternoon of free gardening and sustainability workshops, pick up some treasures at our pop-up plant sale, or just enjoy some live music on the grass while tucking into some delicious local food.
~ Who’s Involved? ~
So many clever people from the local sustainable food and gardening scene are hosting a jam-packed program of FREE workshops and displays all afternoon at the 3000acres Spring Fling Festival.
St Kilda Indigenous Nursery Co. Op.: Indigenous plantings and the principles of propagation from cuttings
FareShare: Sustainable approaches to pest management in backyard gardens
Compost Community: Composting 101 and soil health
Book A Chook: Chicken keeping in the city
Wormlovers: How to keep a happy worm farm
CERES Fair Food: Sauerkraut making and the goodness of fermenting
Good Brew Kombucha: Kombucha making (with SCOBYs available to take home and get brewing!)
Slow Food Youth Network Melbourne: Reducing Food Waste in the Kitchen
Alice in Frames: Big appetite, small footprint.
Rasha Tayeh: Wellness Apothecary – growing and preparing medicinal herbal infusions – http://www.rashatayeh.com/
Plus, few of folk who will be set up all afternoon
– Pip-Australian Permaculture Magazine, Brunswick Tool Library, Inc,Biofilta, Youth Food Movement Australia
– The Community Grocer will have a pop up fruit and veggie stall for all your grocery needs
– On-site bike servicing by donation with the guys from Bikes Please
……plus a HUGE plant sale of indoor and edible plants.
For the little ones: We will have a fairy garden to explore and lots of hands on activities with growing green goodies for kids to take home.
For the hungry ones: There’ll be vegan baked goods from Von’s Vegan Bake House Baked Potatoes from Carmel Hill Farm, Kombucha from the Good Brew Co and an epic sausage sizzle raising funds for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC)
September 24th, 12pm-4pm
Saxon St Community Garden, 33 Saxon st Brunswick
Free workshops and displays
Pop-up fruit and veggie market
Edible and indoor plant sale
Bike servicing by donation
Happy spring growing season everyone!